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James Monroe

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  • Daily Press All-Stars: Boys tennis

    Soon after his family moved from Northern Virginia during his middle-school years, the quiet, laid-back Jake Fields stepped into a school with a strong tennis tradition and made it stronger. His place in Menchville record books will be indelible. Out of...
  • Monday 11:59 p.m. multi-sport UPDATE: High school ratings, results, honors

    Football VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE POWER RATINGS 6A South's eastern half (eight will make playoffs)  1. Oscar Smith (8-0) 33.50  2. Ocean Lakes (8-0) 32.25  3. Western Branch (7-1) 30.50  4. Grassfield (6-2) 30.25  5. Cox (5-3) 27.63  6. Bethel (5-4)...
  • Late Wednesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Ironclad Conference 18 semis (at Nansemond River High): King’s Fork 11, Lakeland 1 Denbigh at Nansemond River, suspended in bottom of second with NR leading 2-0, to be resumed at 5 p.m. Thursday Colonial Rivers Conference 25 semis (at...
  • Going all out for 'White House Down'

    MONTREAL — On a warm fall day in a scruffy suburb of this Canadian city, some familiar sights appear. French-language road signs note estimated distances in kilometers. Beret-wearing soldiers stand guard. A restaurant offers a poutine special. And...
  • 15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River

    15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River
    From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory. The...
  • Transcript of the Daily Press conversation with area athletic directors concerning VHSL reorganization

    Q: Is realignment and having schools of strictly similar sizes play each other in state tournaments a good thing? Barner: Yeah, I think it’s a good thing, but I think it was that way before, except for schools like Phoebus and Bruton that choose to...
  • Brendan McGinty continues family 'dynasty' at QB as Lafayette opens at Brunswick

     Brendan McGinty continues family 'dynasty' at QB as Lafayette opens at Brunswick
    WILLIAMSBURG — This football senior class at Lafayette High has never known anything but a McGinty as starting quarterback, and the next one probably won't either. Considering the results, there are no complaints. Lafayette went 16-6 in two...
  • Bay Rivers District football openers produces close games, few surprises

    Bay Rivers District football openers produces close games, few surprises
    Because of the anticipation and scrutiny football openers elicit, sweeping judgments are almost natural. So the text Friday night implying that Lafayette High is overrated and Poquoson is the new Bay Rivers District favorite was hardly a surprise....
  • VHSL executive committee chair backs realignment plan

    In response to comments made during an athletic directors' discussion of the Virginia High School League's realignment, James Monroe principal John Gordon defended the plan as "so much better" than what used to be in place. Gordon, who also chairs the...
  • Inside the BRD: Lafayette is No. 6 in VaPreps Group 3A state football rankings

    Lafayette High comes in at No. 6 in the first Group 3A state rankings from Virginia Preps this season. The Rams won their season opener 16-13 at Brunswick County behind 152 yards rushing and two touchdowns by Richmond recruit Jahlil Green. The Rams (1-...
  • 6 tips for better learning

    6 tips for better learning
    For Mike Byster, learning in a classroom was always a challenge. "I was so bored sitting in a desk with a textbook," said Byster, 54, a retired commodities trader who lives in Skokie. "Everyone remembers information differently and for me, I needed to...